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  1. Greeks :  Their Heritage and Value Today

    Greeks : Their Heritage and Value Today

    $25.95

    What does it mean to be a Greek or Greek-American today? An answer to this simple but surprisingly difficult question is given by a noted scholar. In two engaging essays, Fr. Constantelos idenitifes the ideals and values of Hellenism that have remained constant from its ancient roots to its medieval and modern manifestations. . Learn More
  2. Iliad, The

    Iliad, The

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    Epic masterpiece chronicles last days of the Trojan War — quarrel of Achilles and Agamemnon, the battle for Helen of Troy, Greek siege of the city, Trojan counterattack, stratagem of the Trojan Horse, many other events. Vast in scope, fresh and noble in literary style. This edition reproduces the celebrated Samuel Butler prose translation. Learn More
  3. Odyssey, The

    Odyssey, The

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    Excellent prose translation of the ancient epic poem recounts the adventures of Odysseus on his homeward voyage from the Trojan War. The clever hero circumvents the wrath of Poseidon to overcome an incredible array of obstacles, including a fantastic cast of adversaries — Cyclops, the one-eyed giant; the enchantress Circe; plus cannibals, sirens, and many other monstrous creatures. Unabridged republication of the 1921 George Herbert Palmer translation. Learn More
  4. Favourite Greek Myths

    Favourite Greek Myths

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    Exciting collection invites youngsters to relive the adventures, calamities, and conquests of fascinating characters created by Homer, Hesiod, Sophocles and other ancient storytellers. Includes imaginative tales of Pandora's box, King Midas and his golden touch, the dreaded Cyclops, Hades and Persephone, Narcissus and Echo, and many more. Learn More
  5. Great Week and Pascha in the Greek Orthodox Church

    Great Week and Pascha in the Greek Orthodox Church

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    In this book the reader can find answers to many questions about Great Week as well as insights into meaningful participation in the services Learn More
  6. Beauty for Ashes: The Spiritual Transformation of a Modern Greek Community

    Beauty for Ashes: The Spiritual Transformation of a Modern Greek Community

    $34.95

    This story of profound spiritual transformation demonstrates how a bishop and a local monastery turned a village riddled by scandal into one of the most spiritually vibrant towns in all of Greece. The book covers the political history and religious character of the region of Nikopolis, from time of the Apostle Paul in 63 AD to the arrival of Bishop Meletios in 1980. Learn More
  7. Travelling Heroes

    Travelling Heroes

    $39.95

    This remarkable and original book proposes a new way of thinking about the Greeks and their myths in the age of the great Homeric hymns. It combines a lifetime's familiarity with Greek literature and history with the latest archeological discoveries and the author's own journeys to the main sites in the story to describe how particular Greeks of the eighth century BC travelled east and west around the Mediterranean, and how their extraordinary journeys shaped their ideas of their gods and heroes. It gathers together stories and echoes from many different ancient cultures, not just the Greek - Assyria, Egypt, the Phoenician traders - and ranges from Mesopotamia to the Rio Tinto at Huelva in modern Portugal. Learn More
  8. Cosmos, Life and Liturgy in a Greek Orthodox Village

    Cosmos, Life and Liturgy in a Greek Orthodox Village

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    Cosmos, Life, and Liturgy in a Greek Orthodox Village.
    Juliet Du Boulay. Learn More
  9. A Greek Quintet: Poems by Cavafy, Sikelianos, Seferis, Elytis And Gatsos

    A Greek Quintet: Poems by Cavafy, Sikelianos, Seferis, Elytis And Gatsos

    $39.95

    Selected and translated by Edmund Keeley and Philip Sherrard Learn More
  10. On the Greek Style: Selected Essays in Poetry and Hellenism

    On the Greek Style: Selected Essays in Poetry and Hellenism

    $44.95

    Introduction by Rex Warner
    Translated by Rex Warner and Th. D. Frangopoulos Learn More

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